Origami After Hours

Enjoy delicious food and drink, live music, and an exclusive opportunity to enjoy Wellfield and OrigamiintheGarden2 with Wellfield Executive Director Eric Garton, staff and volunteers. Learn about the process of creating these amazing sculptures and the origami masters who inspired them. You’ll discover there’s so much more to Wellfield ‘After Hours’!

Each Origami After Hours evening features complimentary catered hors d’oeuvres themed for the evening, live music, soft drinks and a cash bar with craft beer and wine, and the chance to experience OrigamiintheGarden up close and personal in an intimate setting as the sun sets over the Garden.

There are three Origami After Hours evenings scheduled this summer – – each hosted in a different part of the Garden and highlighting different OrigamiintheGarden2 sculptures and a behind the scenes look at Wellfield with Robert and Peggy Weed Executive Director Eric Garton. Origami After Hours events are for our guests and members aged 21+. Grab some food, listen to some great music, grab an adult beverage, explore the Garden and OrigamiintheGarden2 on your own or enjoy a mini-tour with the pros. The night is yours at Wellfield!

Origami After Hours on the Island Garden! – Tuesday, August 17, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Presented by Joel and Amy Duthie

Tickets: Members $35 | Public $45


  • Presented by Joel and Amy Duthie
  • Hors d’oeuvres menu includes:
    • Smoked Salmon Wonton with pickled cucumber yogurt
    • Ahi Tuna Roll
    • Togarashi Beef Bao – a slow cooked beef seasoned with togarashi in a classic steam bun
    • Vegetable Cones with ginger cream
    • Ginger orange pork belly with hoisin sauce, and
    • Tsukune – a Japanese chicken meatball with tare sauce
    • Complimentary soft drinks and water; cash bar with craft beer, wine, and cocktails available.
  • Featuring live music performed by Michael Kelsey – – – Michael is a rhythmic, inspired guitarist and performance artist who blends many musical genres with fervor and grace. A finalist in Guitar Player Magazine’s national competition and winner of Guitar Center’s “Guitarmageddon,” chosen as best unsigned guitarist out of over 3000 entrants nationwide says it all. This allowed him to be a part of Eric Clapton’s Crossroads 2004 performance where he shared the stage with many of the guitar legends such as Santana, Steve Vai, Eric Clapton. He has toured nationally with Blind Melon and Dishwalla and has opened shows for many artist of many styles including The Doobie Brothers, 38 Special, Rodrigo and Gabriella and the California Guitar Trio.


Rising Peace, located on the Island Garden, sponsored by Joel and Amy Duthie

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s